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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

October 15, 2019

Once the cooler weather hits here in Bellingham this fall, you are going to want the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means turning on your furnace. Long before the first night you’ll want to use it, you should have your furnace cleaned and checked by a professional from West Mechanical. You may…

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Video – Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It’s Burning?

September 30, 2019

You turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the Bellingham fire department or your HVAC technician? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know,…

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homeowner performing maintenance on their HVAC unit representing how to maintain your ductless heating & cooling system.

How to Maintain Your Ductless Heating & Cooling System

September 17, 2019

A ductless, or mini-split, heating and cooling system is a splendid choice for your Washington home and a worthwhile investment. It offers many benefits, and you can enjoy them all for years to come if you maintain the system on a consistent basis. You definitely want to protect your investment. By not keeping up with the regular maintenance, you will shorten your system’s lifespan and greatly reduce how well it functions.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 6

August 29, 2019

Cool your home by opening the windows at night and save on your energy bill. The outdoor breeze will keep your home feeling cool.

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woman waking up feeling refreshed after sleeping with her ac on

3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

August 14, 2019

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You also need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well.

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keeping windows closed during the day and night will helpy you save energy

Video – Energy Saving Tip 5

July 17, 2019

Keep your windows closed day and night. This will keep your home cool and prevent your AC from using more energy.

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woman trying to stay cool after not following the 4 signs that she needs a new ac

4 Signs I Need a New AC Unit

July 2, 2019

West Mechanical understands that air conditioning is crucial for comfort in your daily life here in Custer, WA. A well maintained AC unit, with yearly inspections and monthly filter changes, can last up to 10 or 15 years.

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Video – Energy Saving Tip 4

June 17, 2019

Using natural light instead of artificial light inside is an easy way to save on your energy bill and keep your home cool.

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Does My Air Conditioner Eliminate Mold?

June 13, 2019

At West Mechanical, we’re often asked, “Do air conditioners kill off mold?” This is a common misconception. A properly maintained and functioning air conditioner (AC) can decrease the likelihood of mold growth. This is because it acts as a humidity balancer. But if mold forms, the air conditioner can’t prevent it from growing.

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Girl not able to sleep due to loud air conditioner making noise

Why is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

May 20, 2019

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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West Mechanical proudly provides HVAC service to Bellingham, Friday Harbor, Orcas Island and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 360-734-7599, or request service online today.